Chemistry Elements Word Search Puzzles With Answers

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An element word search is a fun way to learn how to spell the names of the elements being introduced in class. It makes for a good homework project too. Here are four element word search sheets, complete with their respective answer keys. While the words will be the same in all four, they're jumbled in a different order. Plus, the word searches are available as PDF files so you can save and print them whenever you want.

Element Word Search #1

Element word search puzzle 1
Todd Helmenstine

This word search contains the names of all of the elements. Here is the PDF file so you can save and print the search. If you need some hints, the answer key (and PDF link) for this word search is next.

Element Word Search #1 Answer Key

Element word search puzzle solution

Todd Helmenstine

This is the answer key and printable PDF file for "Element Word Search #1." The names of all of the chemical elements are included in this word search.

Element Word Search #2

Element word search puzzle #2
Todd Helmenstine

This word search also includes the names of all of the chemical elements, but in a different setup than Word Search #1. The PDF file is included so you can save the word search and print it. The answer key is next.

Element Word Search #2 Answer Key

Element Word Search Puzzle #2 Solution
Todd Helmenstine

This is the answer key to "Element Word Search #2." The PDF file is included so you can save and print it.

Element Word Search #3

Element word search puzzle #3
Todd Helmenstine

This word search includes the names of all of the chemical elements in a different setup than "Element Word Search #1 and #2." The PDF file is included so you can save the word search and print it. The answer key is next.

Element Word Search #3 Answer Key

Element Word Search Puzzle Solution #3
Todd Helmenstine

This answer key shows the location of all the element names in the previous puzzle, "Element Word Search #3." The PDF file is included so you can save the word search and print it.

Element Word Search #4

Element word search
Todd Helmenstine

Download this word search puzzle and attempt to find all 118 elements on the periodic table. It's in a different setup than the other puzzles. The PDF file is included so you can save the word search and print it. The answer key is next.

Element Word Search #4 Answer Key

Element Word Search #4 Answer Key

Todd Helmenstine

This answer key shows the location of all the element names in the previous puzzle, "Element Word Search #4." The PDF file is included so you can save the answer key and print it. 

More Element Word Search Puzzles

There are plenty of free puzzles to keep students busy and having some fun learning at the same time. And there are more element word search puzzles that include all 118 elements like the ones above, available for free on Science Notes, a personal website by Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D., science writer and educator. And you can find element crossword puzzles and more word searches on the Learn With Puzzles website, which are geared primarily for grades 9 through 12.